newly emerged; wings still wet; got lots of shots and saw first flight!
I thought this was a harmless gopher snake, but upon closer inspection of the photo am guessing it's a rattlesnake, mostly due to the large triangular head. A recent molting might explain the darker coloring and lack of rattler?
tiny hoverfly, only about 5mm
female plains forktail damselfly?
aggressive mating ritual! I thought they were fighting at first with all the bite-pulls and clawing!
went out earlier than usual and caught this guy still sleeping! Glad I had my macro lens with me!
young snowy egret
common bird at this lake, however I usually see them solo
female azure damselfly?
Dot-Winged Baskettail in flight